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VMAs: The 2013 Winner’s List

The MTV Video Music Awards was held on Sunday, August 25, broadcasting live from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

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The winners are:

Video of the Year

Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Nominated:

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz – “Thrift Shop”
  • Bruno Mars  – “Locked Out of Heaven”
  • Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
  • Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

 

Best Editing

Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Nominated:

  • P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”
  • Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch – “Sweet Nothing”
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”
  • Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”

 

 

Best Hip-Hop Video 

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”

Nominated:

  • Drake – “Started From the Bottom”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools”
  • A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar – “F**kin Problems”
  • J. Cole feat. Miguel – “Power Trip”

 

Best Cinematography

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”

Nominated:

  • Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Up in the Air”
  • Lana Del Rey – “Ride”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Sacrilege”
  • A-Trak & Tommy Trash – “Tuna Melt”

 

 

Best Male Video 

Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”

Nominated:

  • Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
  • Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Lego House”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools”

 

 

Best Female Video

Taylor Swift – “I Knew You Were Trouble”

Nominated:

  • Rihanna feat. Mickey Ekko – “Stay”
  • Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
  • P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”
  • Demi Lovato – “Heart Attack”

 

 

Best Pop Video

Selena Gomez – “Come & Get It”

Nominated:

  • Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
  • Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”
  • fun. – “Carry On”
  • Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”

 

 

Artist to Watch Presented by Taco Bell®

Austin Mahone – “What About Love”

Nominated:

  • twenty one pilots – “Holding on to You”
  • Zedd feat. Foxes – “Clarity”
  • The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”
  • Iggy Azalea – “Work”

 

 

Best Collaboration

P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – “Just Give Me a Reason”

Nominated:

  • Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z -“Suit & Tie”
  • Pitbull feat. Christina Aguilera – “Feel This Moment”
  • Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – “I Need Your Love”
  • Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”

 

 

Best Video with a Social Message

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lewis – “Same Love”

Nominated:

  • Kelly Clarkson  – “People Like Us”
  • Snoop Lion feat. Drake & Cori B. – “No Guns Allowed”
  • Miguel – “Candles in the Sun”
  • Beyoncé – “I Was Here”

 

 

Best Rock Video

Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Up in the Air”

Nominated:

  • Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
  • Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up)”
  • Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”
  • Vampire Weekend – “Diane Young”

 

 

Best Art Direction

Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu – “Q.U.E.E.N”

Nominated:

  • Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound”
  • Thirty Seconds to Mars – “Up in the Air”
  • Lana Del Rey – “National Anthem”
  • alt-J – “Tessellate”

 

 

Best Choreography

Bruno Mars – “Treasure”

Nominated:

  • Chris Brown – “Fine China”
  • Ciara – “Body Party”
  • Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull – “Live It Up”
  • will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber – “#thatPOWER”

 

 

Best Direction

Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z – “Suit & Tie”

Nominated:

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Sacrilege”
  • fun. – “Carry On”
  • Drake – “Started from the Bottom”

 

 

Best Visual Effects

Capital Cities – “Safe and Sound”

Nominated:

  • Flying Lotus – “Tiny Tortures”
  • Skrillex feat. The Doors – “Breakn’ A Sweat”
  • The Weeknd – “Wicked Games”
  • Duck Sauce – “It’s You”

 

 

Song of Summer

One Direction – “Best Song Ever”

Nominated:

  • Miley Cyrus – “We Can’t Stop”
  • Daft Punk feat. Pharrell – “Get Lucky”
  • Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – “I Need Your Love”
  • Selena Gomez – “Come & Get It”
  • Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”